Eating Out or On the Go: Making Healthy Food Choices
Catherine Champagne, PhD
2011 Men's Health Conference
Dietary Assessment & Food Analysis
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Dr. Catherine Champagne is a Professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center working with Dietary Assessment and Food Analysis. She also serves as the Coordinator of the Womens Nutrition Research Program.
Dr. Champagne's research areas currently concentrate in studies which include dietary counseling and/or dietary intake assessment of subjects. She directs the Nutrient Database activities for the Center. She is also coordinator of the Women’s Nutrition Research Program at Pennington, a research, education, and outreach program specifically targeted to women. She supervises a team of dietitians, programmers and other support personnel and her areas of expertise include food composition, menu design for specialized nutrient targets, dietary assessment, counseling strategies for chronic disease conditions, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Her interests are women and children’s health, diet for weight loss and chronic disease, Mediterranean diet approaches for reduction of cardiovascular disease risk, physical activity, and nutritional assessment of diverse populations.